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FPL crosses halfway point in its plans to add another 2.5 million solar panels by early 2018 at eight new solar power plants across Florida

24 Oct

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced it has installed more than half of the 2.5 million solar panels that will comprise eight new solar power plants powering its customers by early 2018. (more…)

IGS Solar Completes Largest Solar Array in the State of Maine for Madison Electric Works

16 Oct

Madison Electric Works (MEW) is a municipality-owned utility in Madison, Maine that serves 2,500 residential, commercial and industrial customers located in Madison and three neighboring towns. (more…)

Azure Roof Power to Electrify Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Facilities Across 5 States

6 Oct

Azure Power, a leading independent solar power producer in India, announced that it has won a 1.3 MW solar rooftop project in an auction conducted by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). (more…)

Hareon Solar and Renew Power Commission 172-MW Dichipally Plant in Telangana, India

2 Oct

Hareon Solar Technology Company Limited, one of China’s largest solar energy companies, and ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd. (“ReNew Power”), India’s leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer, announced the commissioning of their 172 MW (143 MWAC) solar project in Dichipally, Telangana, India. (more…)

ITC Rules in Favor of Relief from Solar Imports Under Section 201; EnergyTrend Anticipates U.S. PV Demand for 2018 to Be Cut in Half

26 Sep

The U.S. International Commission (ITC) announced on September 22 (local time) that it has accepted Suniva’s petition to seek relief against all solar imports under Section 201 of the 1974 Trade Act. Following the affirmation of Suniva’s claim, ITC will develop recommendations to safeguard the U.S. solar market against imports from Asia. EnergyTrend, TrendForce’s green energy research division, states that ITC’s ruling is expected to raise the solar trade barrier significantly and may slash the U.S. photovoltaic (PV) demand for the whole 2018 by half. (more…)

Strong Chinese Market to Push Annual Global Photovoltaic Demand Above 100 Gigawatts for 2017

19 Sep

China will again take the leading share of the total annual photovoltaic (PV) demand worldwide in 2017, says the latest Gold Member Solar Report by EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. China’s solar demand for this year has surpassed earlier expectations due to the surging installations of distributed PV systems. (more…)

DPP Government Needs Municipal Cooperation in Promoting Green Power

12 Sep

In order to materialize the vision of nuclear-free homeland by 2025, the Tsai Ing-wen administration has targeted raising the share of green power to 20%. The “alliance for pushing energy transformation,” organized by dozens of NGOs, however, expressed concern recently that most municipal governments appear to remain largely unprepared for the initiative. (more…)

Revisiting Taiwan’s Energy Policy Following Aug. 15 Power Outage

11 Sep

The Aug. 15 extensive power outage disrupting local people’s life, triggered by CPC Taiwan’s error in gas supply for Taipower, has prompted rethinking of the nation’s energy policy. (more…)

Japan’s Domestic PV Cell Shipment Scores 1st Growth in Nine Months

8 Sep

Japan’s domestic PV-cell shipment hit 1,263 MW in Q2, up 7% year-on-year, the first growth in nine quarters, according to Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA). (more…)

iPV Tracker Widens Advantages amid Rapid Solar Development

7 Sep

Renewable energy development continues its rapid growth despite occasional hiccups from the market. EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, forecasts that the demand for solar power will reach a new high in 2017. (more…)